The New Paper

November 20, 2020

Jobless claims increase for first time in five weeks

Over 740k people filed for unemployment in the US last week according to the Department of Labor’s weekly jobless claims report, increasing for the first time in five weeks and remaining above the pre-coronavirus high of 695k (set in 1982) for the 35th consecutive week.

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